Sylvia DeVries


Mrs. Sylvia Catherine DeVries was called Home to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 15th, 2007 at the young age of 76 years, after a brief illness. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her husband, Schelte, to whom she was married for 55 years, her three children; Peter (Kathy) DeVries, Francis (Chuck) Langston and David (Elizabeth) DeVries, twelve grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, four sisters; Jane (Ray), Edith (Duke) and Brenda (Harold), all of Whitby, Ontario and Kathleen (Epp) of Surrey, B.C., two brothers; Howard (Lavelle) of Salmon Arm, B.C. and John (Lucy) of Surrey, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. She loved spending time chatting and laughing with her family and they always had so much fun together. We will remember Mom for her kindness and great sense of humour. She had many, many great friends who will miss her dearly. A Celebration Of Sylvia’s Life will be held at the Vernon Alliance Church on Tuesday, March 20th, 2007 at 11:11 A.M. with Reverend Jake Klassen officiating. A Reception will follow in the Church Hall and everyone is welcome to stay for this time of fellowship. Interment will take place at the Coldstream Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send floral tributes to the family or make donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or to the Vernon Alliance Church, designated for The Arbour, 2601-43rd Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 3L1 in memory of Sylvia DeVries. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (542-1187)

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